Fabiola Santiago

Fabiola Santiago

The Cuba travel bubble is popping

Cuba banked on American tourists and the friendly Obama administration when it should have been courting its base market: Cuban Americans. Now the Cuba travel bubble has popped. Two airlines stopped service. Carnival canceled a cruise.

Fabiola Santiago

Meet the new Rick Scott, Cuba guru (Not!)

Eyeing Democrat Bill Nelson’s Senate seat, Florida Gov. Rick Scott suddenly becomes a Cuba expert and an anti-Castro fighter. But fellow Republicans want to do business with Cuba. President Donald Trump invited the Cuban ambassador to his inauguration. Cuban Americans are being played again for votes. 

About Fabiola Santiago

Fabiola Santiago

@fabiolasantiago

Fabiola Santiago was born in Cuba. She was exiled to the U.S. in 1969 on one of the historic Freedom Flights. She has been a Herald reporter and editor since 1980.

Videos

Cuban immigrants arrive on Hollywood Beach

Beachgoers assist eight immigrants from the north central Cuban town of Caibarien after they arrived in Hollywood Beach on a homemade boat. (Video by Camrée Forshee)
Cuban immigrants arrive on Hollywood Beach 0:44

Cuban immigrants arrive on Hollywood Beach

Miami's Al-Quadin Muhammad runs a drill at UM Pro Day 0:34

Miami's Al-Quadin Muhammad runs a drill at UM Pro Day

Miami's Corn Elder talks about UM Pro Day 1:38

Miami's Corn Elder talks about UM Pro Day

Video shows woman being thrown around by man trying to take her purse 1:04

Video shows woman being thrown around by man trying to take her purse